Thursday, October 19, 2006


More SpouseBuzz News

SpouseBuzz gets a good plug from GX: The Guard Experience!

The folks at GX describe their mission:

To celebrate and support the Soldiers and families of the National Guard. To provide today's Army National Guard Member with information for becoming a better Soldier and better citizen. To encourage and assist Guard Soldiers in maximizing the benefits of their military career as well as their personal and family goals.

Stephanie Weichert of Military Advantage, Inc., at contributed the following press release, reprinted by the folks at GX:

10/17/06—Timed with the launch of, an innovative new blog aimed at military spouses, the inaugural SpouseBuzz Live will be a one-day expo in Killeen, TX—a high-energy, informative event that deals with the issues essential to the military spouse community. It is free to all military spouses.
SpouseBuzz Live will feature discussion panels with world-class experts for military spouses.
Panel 1: The Military Spouse Experience
The joys and challenges facing milspouses. This panel will feature a diverse group of spouses including active-duty, National Guard and a male spouse.
Panel 2: Deployment From A-Z
A diverse discussion on topics such as preparation for deployment, separation, career challenges, child care, media coverage, the role of Family Support Groups and more.
Panel 3: Overcoming Life Challenges
This panel will focus on overcoming life's challenges. How do you deal with the often difficult reintegration period? What happens if your spouse is wounded?
Special Guest Speaker Andi Hurley from
Andi is the wife of an active-duty Soldier who just completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan. She is also the author of Andi's World, a blog that deals primarily with topics of interest to the military community. Andi organized the 2006 Inaugural MilBlog Conference, which took place in Washington, DC. Andi is an ambassador for Sew Much Comfort, an all-volunteer organization that sews special, adaptive clothing for amputees, fixator patients and burn victims.
Where is SpouseBuzz Live?
Fort Hood, TX
The Plaza Hotel
1721 E Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX
When is SpouseBuzz Live?
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
How do I get my free tickets?

Pretty cool.

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